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‘Real Housewives ATL’ NeNe Leakes’ book signings set

Want to catch a cast member from “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” in person but keep missing Kim Zolciak’s clueless observations about table-side guacamole-making at the Atlantic Station Rosa’s Mexicano?

Well, fan fave NeNe Leakes herself will be at two area book stores next week touting her brand-new book “Never Make the Same Mistake Twice: Lessons on Love and Life Learned the Hard Way”

On Aug. 12, she’ll be at the Barnes & Noble in Buckhead starting at 7 p.m. On Aug. 13, she’ll sign and greet admirers at the Borders in Lithonia at 7 p.m.

So what can fans expect in “Mistake?”

Here’s the official word from publisher Touchstone: “Reality TV drama queen shares her wild journey from a scandalous past to the top of reality television stardom in an outrageous and captivating memoir.  Charting her journey from family black sheep, single mother, to realizing her dreams and making good, NeNe shares intimate accounts of her past and the hard lessons learned in discovering her path to true love and self-acceptance.  Written in her bold, tell-it-like-it-is voice, she also addresses the rumors about her past and dishes on her fellow members of the cast.  She is a self-made woman who has not forgotten where she came from and knows exactly where she wants to go.”

Oh, and check back at Buzz Central early next week. We’ve booked an interview with Leakes to discuss her book and the second season of the hit Bravo series.

30 comments Add your comment

Kenbud

August 6th, 2009
4:52 pm

They said “How do you spell cat? and I said K.A.T.”

Ne Ne Fan

August 6th, 2009
7:23 pm

I’ll wait til it is in the 99 cent bin at Big Lots or Dollar Tree to get my copy.

Careen

August 6th, 2009
7:59 pm

I may be sick.

kim

August 6th, 2009
8:10 pm

“NENE’ is way to ghetto for me, ……….

Melissa

August 6th, 2009
8:30 pm

I love Nene! She is my favorite!

Sheree

August 6th, 2009
8:54 pm

NeNe,

May I come to your booking signing and aks you some questions? I just love aksing questions.

Melissa Holloman

August 6th, 2009
9:12 pm

NeNem,
You are by far my favorite housewife. I love you.

lizz

August 7th, 2009
1:32 am

lashonda mathews

August 7th, 2009
4:23 am

Congratulations on everything stay positive you deserve it thanks for being you

larry

August 7th, 2009
6:25 am

who dat baby daddy ?

sparkie martin

August 7th, 2009
8:12 am

Nee Nee ..you wanna make some noise..so the whole world can hear..bring your book to BBkings @ Times Square in tandem with Borders book..and ask your publisher to book you a book signing @ Lucilles @BBkings.see bbkingblues.com.and you will have your name in lights on the marquee..NeNe Leakes Real House wives of Atl ..6pm-8pm then you would have broken the mold..I gotcha ..let’s set it up..

Glad it's Friday!!!!

August 7th, 2009
8:35 am

I loved NeNe last season not so much this season. I’ll check her book out at the library.

Missy

August 7th, 2009
9:29 am

NeNe is the only one that has kept it real…she’s my favorite housewife….she’s only 1 of 2 that’s really a wife!!!!!

Ms Ice

August 7th, 2009
11:09 am

NE-NE has been my favorite since Season 1 she keeps it real; when i saw the 1st episode i said “she’ll be the one you love to hate because she’s the most real housewife” GOOD LUCK TO YOU NE-NE :)

Lady ATL

August 7th, 2009
11:17 am

I’ll pass! NeNe isn’t real and really thinks she is more important than what she is. I almost liked her last season, but this season she’s so transparent. And to know that she’s rude to fans in public! Girl, when this show ends, you’ll be a has been. I applaud you on cashing in while you’re hot though! But stop being so rude! Too many people have encountered you and said that you were plain rude.

simple

August 7th, 2009
11:32 am

Just think about all the legitimate authors out there that can’t get published and this piece of trash gets a book deal. Disgusting. This country is going straight to hell.

Nu uh

August 7th, 2009
11:33 am

“keeps it real” = rude and vulgar

I got it.

August 7th, 2009
11:35 am

Interesting comments… anyways.

I’m not sure what I have a taste for.

I am starting to get kinda hungry.

I was thinking about grabbing a salad at Fresh 2 Go…

But I kinda want a chicken ranch sub from subway. I know if I have a heavy lunch then I know I’ll want a lite dinner.

PERHAPS, I’ll grab a pizza for dinner and just have a salad for lunch. Yeah, I think that’s what I’m going to do.

Okay, now, so do i want pizza hut or papa johns…hmm, that’s going to be a tough choice.

I know that IF I GET A PIZZA then i’ll want to have some ice cream and perhaps a brownie….OOOOh, that sounds so good, especially right now.

Okay, Salad for lunch.

Pizza for dinner with ice cream and a brownie.

But, what about something to drink?

Okay. Got it.

I’ll have ice water for lunch and a Lemonade for dinner. Hmm, lite lemonade or regular???

I guess I’ll go for the regular.

Okay, I’m off to get my salad.

To the point

August 7th, 2009
11:55 am

I got it, while you are out getting a salad; get you some sense. Better yet Grady Health System 8th Floor.(Check it out)

cgatlanta

August 7th, 2009
12:21 pm

I just had a handful of peanuts.

NeNe Sucks

August 7th, 2009
12:42 pm

Who would want to buy that classless piece of trailer trash’s book?

Steve

August 7th, 2009
12:44 pm

Why does everyone keep saying that nene is the “realist”? I’m not saying i dont like her but why cant a woman who is educated, sophisticated, classy, kind, respectful, well mannered be considered real? It’s not like there are any women on this show are that way….except for denise. So considering all that, why was denise not considered the “realist” last season. Everyone last season still said nene was the “realist” but why not denise?

Jaye

August 7th, 2009
1:00 pm

Steve,

None of the housewives are named Denise. Do you mean DeShawn from last season

Steve

August 7th, 2009
1:07 pm

Yes, i mean deshawn.

Order Up

August 7th, 2009
1:13 pm

Wow.

All this talk about food has me hungry too.

I guess I’ll order some take out from the new bistro down the street.

CASSIE

August 7th, 2009
1:36 pm

Nene you two are to ghetto for the show and Sharee. Everyone Sheree in contact with she blows up at them and she did say all those things about Nene to Kim. I feel sorry for Kim, but she stood her grounf last night against BIG MOUTH SHEREE. Nene if you want to be Kim friend then put everything in the past, because you talked about about Kim to and you always said that whatever you say about someone you can say it to their face….wrong…….you did tell Kim all what you said Lisa did…..you are not real at all……you are FAKE. Your husband is broke and Bravo TV is renting the house you all are in on the show. HAHAHAHA

Great ATL Guy

August 7th, 2009
1:37 pm

I am moving out of ATL because of this trash, NeNe is a NoNo, and not even a SoSo

TJ

August 7th, 2009
2:02 pm

Congrats NeNe, I hope everything works out for your best interest. GOD bless you.

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